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Welcome to our Careers area, where you’ll find a listing of open positions that we regularly update. We’re committed to diversity and equal opportunity in our recruitment and hiring. Qualified candidates of all backgrounds are welcome and encouraged to apply for the open positions listed below. To apply, see the instructions for the position you’re interested in. Because of the volume of submissions we receive, we can’t respond to every application, but if you’re a potential candidate, we will contact you. To be considered for a position you must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

The Brooklyn Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants for positions are considered without regard to race, creed, color, country of origin, sex, age, citizenship, disability, or sexual orientation. Candidates of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

Full-time Positions

Part-time Positions


Learn from, and work with, experts from all areas of the Brooklyn Museum. As an intern, you’ll be paired with a supervisor and integrated into one of our departments, participating fully in day-to-day workplace activities and projects with the guidance of full-time staff members. In addition to gaining extensive work experience, you’ll have the opportunity to attend seminars that focus on the role of museums in society today, and how they might imagine the future. Opportunities include unpaid positions (with school credit available) and the paid ten-week Summer Fellows Program for undergraduates and recent graduates. (Also, check our ongoing opportunities for teens.) Please get in touch with us at (due to the large volume of applications, only candidates who are being considered will be contacted regarding their application status).


Get involved in the day-to-day life of the Museum, while providing essential support for what we do, by joining us as a volunteer.

We're looking for engaged, thoughtful, and energetic people who want to learn about subjects they're passionate about while gaining rare access to the inner workings of a world-class cultural institution. We'll make every effort to place you in an assignment that matches your experience and interests. And remember, you must be at least 18 years old to volunteer.

Most assignments are project-based and take place in a variety of departments, including Finance, Libraries & Archives, Conservation, Government Relations, Curatorial, Education, Development, Membership, Human Resources, Merchandising, Visitor Engagement, and the Director's Office.

To get started, send your résumé and a brief note describing what you're interested in to us at Thank you for considering volunteering at the Brooklyn Museum!